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JNPO: Pro wrestling year in review - June 2021


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My first-ever pro wrestling year in review series on Josh Nason's Punch-Out continues with a look at June 2021, a month that saw WWE begin to make serious cuts in their talent roster, Andrade El Idolo debuting with AEW, a new IWGP World Champion crowned and more.

Helping me out is returning guest and longtime wrestling media member Jason Powell of

A few of the topics we delve into:

  • WWE making two rounds of cuts that saw Braun Strowman, Aleister Black, Ruby Riott and a slew of 205 Live talents hitting free agency
  • More NXT talents getting dark matches in anticipation of a call-up
  • The return of Samoa Joe to NXT
  • Andrade El Idolo signing with AEW
  • AEW announcing their first-ever stadium show
  • Tony Khan appearing on Impact Wrestling in the ring
  • ROH, Japan, MLW and more

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